15 Dec 2020
This FAQ lists the latest information regarding the School Census. It contains information on the latest filesets, patches and errors. The latest census documentation can be viewed at the bottom of this…
29 Oct 2020
Fileset 1606 has been released. Hosted schools Fileset 1606 has been applied. Non-hosted Schools will need to download and import the file. Fileset 1606 Click on the above link and save the…
4 Jun 2019
If you have recently migrated your pupil and staff data into a Sims database from another MIS system (e.g. RM Integris) and you do not have sufficient historical information in your Sims…
18 Jan 2019
Schools can provide the department with their addresses in whichever format their data is held within their MIS – either; BS7666 address format, (SAON, PAON, post town or other address items) or;…
27 Sep 2017
Funded Hours and Hours at Setting. Funded hours are the total number of free child care hours that a child receives. All two, three and four year old pupils are eligible for…
13 Sep 2017
Disability Access Fund indicator This is recorded in SIMS Tools | Statutory Returns Tools | Update Early Years. The Disability Access Fund (DAF) is new funding for early years providers to support…
20 Jan 2012
This error is caused when an On-Roll  Student or a Leaver does not have any ethnicity and/or language data recorded. In order to fix this error for On-Roll students you will need to…